Paul McCartney Congratulates Ringo Starr On Knighthood

Paul McCartney congratulated ‘best pal’ Ringo Starr after it was announced that the fellow ex-Beatle would be joining the Knighthood.

Starr will be honoured for his “services in music” by the Queen during the 2018 knighting ceremony. 

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McCartney tweeted his congratulations on Saturday, accompanied by a photo of the two iconic musicians. 

“Huge congrats Sir Ringo!” McCartney captioned the post. “Sir Richard Starkey has a nice ring to it. Best drummer, best pal! X Paul.”

McCartney was knighted in 1997.